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Recent Hiv Vaccine Failure

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Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease part 3 (HIV IS 100% PREVENTABLE TODAY, 2010)

Thanks again. I understand your difficulties in managing a prevention forum since your objective is to put more fear on the disease to lower further infections but the general and widespread opinion of doctors and researchers is that HIV is a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation are warning us that a vaccine may never be possible due to HIV's unique properties.At the very least, if there is to be an HIV vaccine, we currently have no idea how to make one. Similarly, great hope was invested in using microbicides --... Read more »

hiv Erectrition failure +low cd4 +weght constant

Hi Doc,i am 49 years old and i am on ART Med for 2.5years now,when i tested my cd4 was 1,weght... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Trials of NIH HIV Vaccine Candidate Scaled Down After Failure of Merck Vaccine

... Trials of NIH 's Vaccine Research Center 's HIV vaccine candidate will be scaled down after the recent failure of a Merck HIV vaccine candidate, Bloomberg reports (Lauerman, Bloomberg, Read more »

HIV Treatment Regimen Failure

...resistance testing: laboratory testing to determine if a person's HIV is resistant to any anti-HIV medications. Immunologic failure: repeat testing shows no increase in CD4 count despite treatment. A drop in CD4 count while on anti-HIV... Read more »
The Body PRO

Abstract No. 331: Viral Fitness in Patients with Discordant CD4 and Plasma HIV RNA following Protease Inhibitor Failure

...CD4 is only delayed with regard to the increase in HIV. Resistance is not fully established at the early stages of virologic failure in treatments. Therefore, since the virus is still partially sensitive, a partial CD4 response can persist. ... Read more »
Insight Medical Communications Inc.

Update on Antiretroviral Treatment Failure and the Management of Treatment-Experienced HIV-Infected Patients

...advances in the management of persons living with HIV, and the remarkable improvements in morbidity and mortality, treatment failure still occurs. With failure, the virus becomes increasingly resistant not only to the antiretroviral agents to... Read more »
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Early HIV Treatment Failure Linked to Didanosine/T

Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply daily. Dr. Maitland's group terminated the study at week 12 when an unplanned interim analysis revealed five virological failures (12.2%) in the tenofovir group (failure to suppress HIV RNA by at least 1 log10 by week 4 in three cases,... Read more »

Know someone who died of PML/Liver Failure?

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...people I know who have been HIV+ for more than 20 years have died of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy(PML) and liver failure. I wonder if anyone else had similiar experience? Cheers, ScotCharles Read more »

condom failure during menstrual cycle

Posted by vendredisoir, 1 Reply
...of knowing I once again put myself at risk (there was a LOT of alcohol involved, which probably led to the human error condom failure). I was just tested a couple months ago and swore I wouldn't put myself in this position again, that henceforth... Read more »

The Failure of Viral Load Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...The Failure of Viral Load Tests JAMA Study Shakes AIDS Science, Angers HIV Advocates A nationwide team of orthodox AIDS researchers led Read more »